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Ghosts and Gravestones Tour of Boston
(1 Reviews)
Product Code: 80-2902
OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • • See the darker side of Boston
  • • Step inside two of the oldest burying grounds in Boston
  • • Hear about Boston's most sinister characters
Tour Code
80-2902
Duration
1.5 hours
Departure City
Boston
End City
Boston
Tour Type:
Sightseeing Tours
Language:
English
Itinerary
Day 01
Boston

Step aboard the trolley of the doomed... and join your host, a 17th Century grave digger, cursed with a sentence of eternal damnation.

Overview:
This wretched creature is doomed to travel the streets of Boston and relay the stories of the unfortunate souls he encountered and the macabre events he had been witness to during his purgatory.

Join other apprentice grave diggers on an adventure through the darker side of Boston. A scary, fun and informative fright seeing experience that is truly one of a kind.

Hear about Boston's most sinister characters, from the Angel of Death to the king of all killers, the Boston Strangler. Learn about all the haunts that call the "Hub" their home. But that's not all! Step inside two of the oldest burying grounds in Boston proper for a walking tour you will never forget. Learn the significance of much of the imagery found in these 17th century burial grounds and the famous and not so famous (but even more interesting) occupants therein.

Visit the Copp's Hill Burying Ground in the North End, nestled atop the tallest point in one of Boston's oldest historic districts. Here you will visit the final resting place of Cotton Mather, a man famous for his "intimate" involvement with the Salem Witch Trials. Then to the Granary Burying Ground where you will visit the final resting places of many of the most famous heroes of the American Revolution including John Hancock, Paul Revere and Samuel Adams.

Operating Times:
Tour Departs at 7:00pm and 9:00pm. An 8:00pm tour may be opened depending on demand.

Booth Location:Tour departs from Old Town Trolley stop #1 at the end of the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel at 200 Atlantic Ave.

Nearest Intersection: Atlantic Ave and State Street

Parking: There is a parking garage located at 270 Atlantic Ave.

Tour runs most dark and stormy nights so dress appropriately. Part of the tour is walking. Wear comfortable shoes.

Visiting Attractions

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Package Includes

  • All taxes
  • Professional tour escort

Package Excludes

  • Airfares or related transportation between your home and Boston or chosen pickup location.
  • Tips for tour guide/driver
Special Notes
  • All times are approximations.
  • The Tour is rated PG-13.
  • Tour runs most dark and stormy nights so dress appropriately. Part of the tour is walking. Wear comfortable shoes.
  • This tour/activity is overseen by a select local operator in the region. Upon booking your tour or activity and after receiving confirmation, you will be issued an e-ticket detailing the local operator's name and contact information. If you require assistance finding a specific tour, please contact us for more information.

Pricing Info

Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.

*Adult age: 13 and older
*Child age: 6-12
*Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Tour may not be suitable for children under 13. Children under 6 are not permitted on the tour.

Reservation Info

    1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
    2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
    3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
    4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.

Terms and Conditions

    - Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
    - Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.
    - Please refer to our Standard Amendment, Cancellation and Refund Policy before you make reservation.
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    - Local tour provider reserves the right to make modifications to tour arrangements including order of tour activities, hotel and its location if deemed necessary.
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  • Sophia

    Sophia

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    Verified Purchased 09/07/2011
    Fun Time, Interesting Historical Stories

    My husband and I took this tour on a Friday night. As we sat on the trolley waiting for the rest of the group to show up, Frank, our tour guide, remained in character and tried to scare everyone before the tour started in an effort to set t...he mood. He would sneak up behind the trolley and bang the side or sit next to the tourists and hand them silly props or stare at them intensely. A little cheesy but definitely fun. Frank was an excellent narrator and offered more historical stories than ghost stories. The tour takes you into two different grave yards at night (which you would not be able to access without the tour as they are locked after a certain time) and also into the Boston common. The trolley also took you throughout the city and Frank was able to point out areas such as the apartment of the last victim of the Boston Strangler and the Omni Parker Hotel (where a ghost haunts room 303). Frank offered a lot of insight in a fun manner. In fact, his format was often interactive which kept everyone's interest. Definitely better than the other ghost tour (walking tour) we took in Boston. -Visited September 2011 Read full review

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